Let’s Read Social Studies! Removing Barriers in Content Area Reading

Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

  • Presenter: Laura Smith
  • Target Audience: Classroom teachers K-5, special educators, instructional coaches, interventionists
  • Description: Content area texts are often much more difficult to read and understand.  Different structures and vocabulary often create barriers to student learning.  This session will provide participants the opportunity to examine the progression of Social Studies standards K-5, reflect on appropriate and engaging primary and secondary sources to enhance instruction, and experience different reading strategies that will assist students in accessing and understanding social studies content.
  • PGES Connections: 1a, 1d, 3c

Location: CKEC Training Center